Down to Earth Community Gardens

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Design & Plan Your Veggie Garden
Saturday, February 13th @ 10am Gateway Pike Creek Bldg.
We will be drawing your garden on graph paper and marking where your veggies will grow.
Bring pencil, your garden size and a list of plants or seed packets of what you want to grow.
No fee

Starting Your Garden Seed Indoors
Saturday, March 12th @ 10am Gateway Pike Creek Bldg.
Soil provided. Bring 1 container or flat, seeds & plant tags.
(tomato, cabbage, onion, cauliflower, broccoli, peppers & flowers are plants that should be started indoors)
No Fee


Down to Earth Gardens is a private organic garden rental community in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  The land is donated by the Kenosha Moose Lodge 286. We donate excess produce to local shelters.


2016 Plot Rental Applications- Reserve your plot early!!  

Organic Gardening in Kenosha.


Gardener  Applications: 

Renewal Dates- Sept-Nov 15 2015 for returning gardeners wanting the same plot.
 
New Gardeners -Open plot rentals Nov 2015-April 2016.

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 2016 DTE Rental Application


All adult gardeners will be required to sign a waiver and register for an ID badge.  ID badges will be issued during orientation. Gardeners are required to carry ID badges when in the garden.


 
Mail application and fee to:

Down to Earth Community Gardens
PO Box 1124
Kenosha, WI 53141

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  2016 Community Garden Rules 

Our garden has 3 rental plot sizes 

4x8-$20 , 10x12-$30 , 20x20-$50 .

-Water is included in fee.
-Gardening season is May 1st - November 1st. Weather Dependent.
-Organic Gardening practices only.
-Gardeners are responsible for tilling their plots.

-Rototillers for tilling your plot are available for rental from local hardware stores.


-Compost is free for Kenosha residents at the Yard Waste Facility.

-Check out our Gardening page for beginner gardening information.


Accepting 2016 plot rental applications!!


We have 110 organic garden plots on 1 acre of farm land.


Looking for  2016 Workshop Speakers.

Do you have a gardening passion and like to share your experiences and wisdom with our gardeners and the public?

 Give Carol a call at 262-515-3308.


2016 Gardener Orientation Dates & Times

March 5th 10am 

April 2nd 10am

May 7th 10am

June 4th 10am

Saturdays @ Gateway College Pike Creek Bldg


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Our organic gardens are privately rented.


Dogs are not allowed.


Donations of money and tools are gladly accepted.


Down to Earth Community Gardens

PO Box 1124

Kenosha, WI 53141


​Community Garden location - 3003 30th Avenue, Kenosha (Moose Lodge)


email: downtoearthkenosha@gmail.com

Phone# for Gardens 262-515-3308

Phone# for Events 262-515-6322


​Down to Earth is a Non-profit designated 501c3 Organization

- Gertrude Jekell (Horticulturist)

"A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness;

It teaches industry and thrift; Above all it teaches trust"